CapRadNet aims and benefits have been well highlighted by the project coordinator, Frank Marzano, during the conference organized in occasion of the 15 years of CETEMPS' activity. This event was held on November 17, 2016 in L'Aquila and was attended by about 300 participants among students, stakeholders and scientists experts on the hydro-meteorological and remote sensing topics.



Some pictures taken at the conference organized by CETEMPS for the 15 years of the activity


The logo of the project, together with IPA logo and European flag, has been used in all dissemination activities related to the event. The press conference had good media coverage in the local newspapers, national radio and web portals. A TV report was broadcasted by RAI TV (Italian National State TV) by some local TV on November 17, 2016 during the evening news.


Rai3 Abruzzo news about the Conference


LaQtv News about the Conference


Promotional Video


The Dubrovnik-Neretva County is participating in the CapRadNet project which represents capitalization of successfully implemented projects ADRIARadNet, CAPS 2 and Roof of Rocks co-financed by the IPA ADRIATIC CBC program.

The Dubrovnik Stakeholders Workshop was held in Dubrovnik-Neretva County premises on 15th November 2016. In that occasion CapRadNet project was presented at representatives of cities and municipalities from the Dubrovnik-Neretva County area and Regional Office for protection and rescue in Dubrovnik.

"Activities of the CapRadNet project will be focused on using the information gathered by meteorological radars primarily for the improvement and, subsequently, development of the warning system for effects of adverse weather conditions. The research will cover otherwise active meteorological areas in the vicinity of the airports in Pescara and Dubrovnik, as well as a variety of activities aimed at protecting biodiversity in marine and coastal areas, thus unifying oceanographic data and research with the gathered meteorological and hydrological data. Expert associates on the project are members of the Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service and Institute for Marine and Coastal Research of the University of Dubrovnik" – said, among other things, Mr Mato Tomljanović in his presentation of the project.


Some participant at Dubrovnik meeting
Some participant at Dubrovnik meeting during the work session


Mato Tomljanović presentation
Mato Tomljanović during his presentation of the CapRadNet project

A local conference with the aim to present CapRadNet activities was held at the Faculty of Humanities University of Mostar on November 22, 2016. The conference was attended by local and national authorities and target groups.

The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Zoran Tomić, PhD, expressed his delight that the conference was held at the Faculty of Humanities because it has its practical significance. "I am very confident that the future of this region and our University will not be possible in the long run without EU projects and relying on our partners", said Dean Tomić.

 The aim of the CapRadNet project is to capitalize and exploit the main achievements of the ADRIARadNet project and thus contribute to the implementation of certain EU Strategy measures.

"The government will make additional efforts to enable promotion of our economic, cultural, natural and other resources through cross-border and inter-regional cooperation and joint participation in projects", said the President of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Prof. Nevenko Herceg, PhD.


President of Hercegovina-Neretva Canton
President of Hercegovina-Neretva Canton, Nevenko Herceg at the conference in Mostar


The participants at the Mostar conference
The participants at the Mostar conference


Some authorities
Some authorities attending the Mostar conference


The spreading of some dissemination material
The spreading of some dissemination material

On December 6th, 2016 in Ljubljana (Slovenia), the Geological Survey of Slovenia organised a national stakeholder meeting to present the project aims and results


The presentation of Marco Massabò from Branch of CIMA
The presentation of Marco Massabò from Branch of CIMA


The topic of the meeting focused on the integration of relevant data for risk management which significantly increase the value of available information and the level of knowledge of forecasters and disaster managers. The following was discussed:

(1) State-of-the-art meteorological products in Slovenia and Croatia and their integration into the landslide and flood prediction models which can be used daily by Civil Agencies for protection of people and their properties;

(2) Example of a real-time integrated system for hydro-meteorological and wildfire risk forecasting, monitoring and prevention: “MyDewetra platform”. The system is based on the rapid availability of different data, which help establish up-to-date and reliable risk scenarios;

(3) Landslide and flood prediction models in Slovenia and Croatia;

(4) Structure of the Slovenian Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, its responsibilities and possible usage of prediction models in intervention actions.


The screening of the project's dissemination video
The screening of the project's dissemination video


The local stakeholder meeting offered a networking opportunity for various competent and research authorities in risk management at the (inter)national level as well as at the municipality level. Involved authorities have received a positive response regarding presented forecasting systems and prediction models. The importance of good interaction between different institutions and stakeholders, the importance of creating more accurate spatial and temporal products that can be further used for prediction of natural disasters, mainly related with precipitation were emphasized during the discussion.


Dissemination materials
The folder with project and IPA logos spread during the workshop containing dissemination materials



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